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2016 Summer Olympics

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  • U.S. will bid for 2024 Olympics, pick city later

    U.S. will bid for 2024 Olympics, pick city later
    The United States Olympic Committee has thrown a hat in the ring for the 2024 Summer Olympics.
  • India's Sarita handed one-year ban for petulant display

    Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has been banned for one year by the world governing body AIBA for her petulant behaviour at the Asian Games in October, Boxing India (BI) said on Wednesday. Furious after losing her semi-final to local favourite Park Ji-na in...

    Timing right for U.S. bid to host Games, say experts

    So often in sport, timing is everything and there is a groundswell of belief by pundits that the moment is finally right for the United States to make another pitch to host the Summer Olympics -- in 2024. The general feeling is Asia and Europe will...

    UConn Women's Insider: Auriemma Turns To WNBA For Olympic Staff Member

    UConn Women's Insider: Auriemma Turns To WNBA For Olympic Staff Member
    Geno Auriemma is not the only women's basketball coach to celebrate multiple championships over the past four years by shaking President Obama's hand. Cheryl Reeve, coach of the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx, has done it twice after winning the 2011 and 2013...

    Adrian Peterson in the Olympics? Not a chance

    It's very hard to type when your body is contorted by paroxysms of laughter. And what other reaction but guffaws can you have to Adrian Peterson's telling ESPN Friday he is thinking of giving up pro football to pursue what he called an "Olympic dream?"...